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Virus (Fukkatsu no hi )

Published 1980

A plane carrying biological warfare crashes, causing a deadly virus to be released, killing off most of the world's population. A handful of surviving scientists are in a hurry to find a cure. Will they succeed?

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Audio/Visual sound, color


Reviewer: ACT1 NowPlaying - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 2, 2011
Subject: Really enjoyed this virus.
I enjoyed this version and it is worth the watch. We are showing now in our July 4th special news letter at ACT! Now Playing with more classic commercials and trailers from the archive. Where you will find some of the Best of the Archive. Thanks for posting.
Reviewer: USABG58 - favoritefavoritefavorite - June 3, 2011
Subject: Not Fair to Review
This is not the full-length version and one or more scenes are put out of order from what the director intended. So, it's not fair to judge the move based on this cut-up version. Now fellows, who where teenagers in the '60's or '70'2, you have to admit, that any movie with a scenario wherein you're assigned to mate with Olivia Hussey, well...(dabbing forehead)...that's a great movie regardless!!!! The 'poor' fellow who presented his note showing he had an appointment to 'do' Olivia. -Darn!- Poor guy. What work! Wonder if he got to say, "Let's do it again to make sure you're pregnant? Wow. She's a true fox, as we used to call beautiful women back then. Anyways...I plan to rent full-length version and watch again.
Reviewer: JLMatterer - - June 2, 2011
Subject: Dead depressing
A very depressing film, with no hope or salvation offered or implied. Watch only if you're in the mood to spend over an hour and 1/2 to reach a highly negative and pointless ending.
Reviewer: flapfrog - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 11, 2007
Subject: worth the watch
still a classic to this day
Reviewer: hudgeliberal - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 11, 2007
Subject: Not as bad as suggested...
While not an Oscar winner by any account,this film has taken a beating over the years,yet with a solid cast(even if they are past prime)and a decent story that has been retold in films like Outbreak and many others,this is a film worth a look. Some controversial scenes like when they decide that they must re-populate the world yet there are only a handful of women compared to many men. Check it out..not that bad.
Reviewer: killer_09 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 2, 2007
Subject: another version of the film
A very ambitious and beautiful film, reminds me of the short from Kurosawa's Dreams where scientists cause a similar situation.

a widescreen version (slightly windowboxed) is available here:
Reviewer: shiphappens - favoritefavorite - April 30, 2007
Subject: Virus Alert
Stock footage and stereotypical characters and actors on thier last leg are combined into an amalgum of hollywood drival aimed at the lowest common denominator.
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